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Around Town 3-5-14


Play tickets                    

Tickets are now on sale for the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s upcoming performance of “Seussical” at the Cultural Center. Performances will be March 28-30 and April 4-5. Showtimes will be 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. The Cultural Center box office will be open 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays to purchase tickets, which may also be purchased at the door or online at lincolntheatreguild.com. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call (704) 452-7830.

Senior Pottery Showcase        

The Lincoln County Senior Center will host a Senior Pottery Showcase reception 10 a.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Pottery from the 2013-14 pottery workshops at Fat Cat Pottery and Rising Sun Pottery will be on display.

Senior line dancing

The Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton, will host line dance lessons 10-11 a.m. for ages 60 and up every Wednesday in March. Cost is $2. For more information, call (704) 732-9053.

Quilt Guild

The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton in room 319. For more information, call Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or email ldarrnc@aol.com. Visitors are welcome.

Last Man’s Club

The Last Man’s Club will meet 11 a.m. at Lincoln House Restaurant in Lincolnton.

 Ash Wednesday service

Rehobeth UMC, 9297 Sherrills Ford Rd. in Terrell, will host an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m.


Nursing class

A state-approved Nursing Assistant I course will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gaston College-Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. The class is offered every Tuesday and Thursday through May 13. Upon completion of the class, students will be eligible to take the N.C. state test for listing as a nurse aide. For more information, call Danielle Kahne at (704) 922-2275.

Federation of the Blind

The Lincoln County Federation of the Blind will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton. For more information, call Joy Scott at (828) 428-3239 or (704) 483-2387.

 R.A.C.E.S./A.R.E.S. meeting

Lincoln County R.A.C.E.S./A.R.E.S. Volunteer Communication will meet 7 p.m. at Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Individuals are asked to enter by way of the church’s back door. For more information, email Cliff at wd4pic@infionline.net.


Fish fry

Relay for Life of East Lincoln will host a fish fry 5-8 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. A second fish fry will be March 14. For more information, call Terry Garcia at (609) 933-9374.

 Wild Game/Fish Supper

New Vision Ministries, 661 Clark Creek Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its annual Wild Game and Fish Supper at 6 p.m. There will also be an auction, various door prizes and a raffle for a Mossberg .22 Plinkster. Steve Wright will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Pastor Scott Mann at (980) 241-2092.

 Kids’ Consignment Sale                                                     

 Highland Drive Church, 2810 Highland Dr. in Lincolnton, will host the first day of its Kids’ Consignment Sale 7-9 p.m.


Church breakfast                            

Marvin UMC, Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. A $6 donation is suggested to assist the parsonage fund.

Indoor yard sale           

Crowell Memorial UMC, 4018 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an indoor yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with women’s clothing and shoes for just $1 apiece. Proceeds will benefit Amy’s House in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.

 Spring marketplace

Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a Spring Marketplace event 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A portion of proceeds from food and vendor sales will benefit church mission work. The marketplace will feature new brand-name gowns, accessories, a nail salon, Mary Kay products, Easter and Mother’s Day gift baskets, handmade crafts, pottery and more. For more information, call Mildred at (704) 472-0032.

Food giveaway

Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a Hope for Life Food Giveaway starting 8 a.m. in the church parking lot. The event will be sponsored in cooperation with Christian Ministry of Lincolnton, Second Harvest Food Bank in Charlotte and various other area churches. Families may receive a food box if they already qualify for food stamps or Christian Ministry assistance.

Kids’ Consignment Sale

Highland Drive Church, 2810 Highland Dr. in Lincolnton, will host the second and final day of its Kids’ Consignment Sale 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with all items discounted 50 percent.

Tea and fashion show

East Lincoln Christian Ministry will host a Mother-Daughter-Friend Tea and Fashion Show 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. The show will feature formal/event dresses and accessories, which may be purchased after the show. To reserve a seat, call Kathy at (860) 919-4861 or ELCM at (704) 483-4415.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton (white building behind church). The group meets every Saturday. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

Race registration

Registration is due for the 2nd Annual Trooper FootChase 5K & Fun Run, set for March 29 at The Conover City Park in Conover. The Fun Run will be 8:30 a.m. followed by the 5K at 9 a.m. For more information, visit NC-Troopers-Footchase-5K on Facebook or runsignup.com/Race/NC/Conover/NCTroopersFootChase5K.

 Chili dinner

Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an all-you-can-eat chili dinner 4-8 p.m. with homemade chili slowed cooked with beans and choice of cornbread, biscuits or crackers, dessert and drink. Children may choose macaroni and cheese. Proceeds will benefit the Honduras Mission Team. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

Church concert

Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 Business in Lowesville, will host Jack Kimbro and Spencer Mountain Quintet in concert at 6 p.m. along with Scott Whitener and the Temple Baptist Celebration Choir. A free will offering will be collected. The event is free to attend.


Genealogical Society        

The Broad River Genealogical Society will host its monthly presentation 3 p.m. at the Putnam Memorial Baptist Church, 1146 Country Home Rd. in Shelby. Cary and Helen Grant historians at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Clover will present on the church’s 250th anniversary. Refreshments will be served.

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